Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA)

Retailers Enthused over News of TPP Agreement


Washington—Retail trade associations were quick to applaud a deal reach among the United States and 11 other Pacific Rim countries … [Read more...]

Finally: Senate Approves TPA to the Pleasure of the President, Retailers

U.S. Congress

Washington—In the words of NRF President/CEO Matthew Shay today, “it’s refreshing to see Congress finally put good policy ahead of … [Read more...]

Retailers, Trade Associations Applaud TPA Vote in the House


Washington—Retailers and industry trade associations today lauded the U.S. House of Representatives for passing a new Trade … [Read more...]

Retail Trade Groups Applaud U.S. Senate Passage of TPA


Washington—U.S. retail trade associations joined in a chorus of thanks yous to the U.S. Senate which last week passed the Trade … [Read more...]

Leading Trade Groups Announce 4th Annual “Imports Work” Week May 11-15

Imports Work

Washington–A leading group of business associations, think tanks, and scholars today announced the fourth annual “Imports Work … [Read more...]

Retailers & Trade Orgs Welcome Bipartisan TPA Legislation, Urge Approval to Move Trade Agenda Forward


Retail and trade organizations reacted favorably following yesterday's announcement that a bipartisan Congressional bill on Trade … [Read more...]

Retailers Tell Congress of Supply Chain Challenges at U.S. Ports


Washington—With Valentine’s Day only days away, there’s no love letters being sent to President Obama, negotiators in the West … [Read more...]

Stagnant West Coast Port Talks Raises Specter of a Shutdown


Los Angeles—Fears that a slowdown, or even a shutdown, of the 29 West Coast ports where half of U.S. maritime trade and more than … [Read more...]

Target CEO Among Executives Elected to RILA Board


Arlington, VA— The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) announced today the election of four retail executives to its Board … [Read more...]

RILA Launches Retailers on the Road to Sustainability


Arlington, VA—While the annual Retail Sustainability Conference held by Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) ended this … [Read more...]

Retail Imports Remain Above Average as Port Talks Continue


Washington--Retailers concerned by the lack of a West Coast longshoremen’s contract will continue to bring merchandise into the … [Read more...]

Retailers Call for Action on TPA and Smarter Enforcement of Trade Rules


Arlington,VA—The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) emphasized this week the need for Congress to renew Trade Promotion … [Read more...]